By Carole Tiberius, Tanneke Schoonheim

A Frequency Dictionary of Dutch is a useful instrument for all newcomers of Dutch, offering an inventory of the 5,000 most often used phrases within the language. according to a 290 million be aware corpus which include either written and spoken fabric from a variety of assets, this dictionary offers Dutch center vocabulary in an in depth and obviously prepared demeanour: all the 5,000 entries contains English equivalents and a pattern sentence displaying language in use.

Users can entry the pinnacle 5,000 phrases both throughout the major frequency directory or an alphabetical index. during the frequency directory there are thematically geared up lists that includes the head phrases from a number of key issues comparable to eating place, nutrients and different components of day-by-day and cultural lifestyles. phrases particular to Dutch in Belgium (Belgian Dutch) may also be included.

An enticing and effective source, A Frequency Dictionary of Dutch will allow scholars of all degrees to get the main out in their study.

Prepared in organization with the Instituut voor Nederlandse Lexicologie (INL, Institute for Dutch Lexicology).

A CD model is accessible to buy individually. Designed to be used by means of corpus and computational linguists, it offers the total textual content in a structure that researchers can procedure and switch into compatible lists for his or her personal learn reasons.

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06 680 volk noun, het people •• Het volk juichte de koning toe. 01 681 voordeel noun, het advantage •• Het voordeel van deze winkel is dat alles er goedkoper is. 01 682 lief adj nice •• Hij is een lieve vader voor zijn kinderen. 95 683 serieus adj serious •• Hans is een serieuze werker die altijd goed zijn best doet. 94 684 ernstig adj serious •• De aangereden fietser had ernstige verwondingen. 93 685 arm noun, de(m) arm •• Ze nam het kind in haar armen en knuffelde het. 91 686 vanwege prep because of •• Vanwege de overstroming moesten we iets eerder naar huis.

93 353 ongeveer adv about •• Het bellen van vast naar mobiel wordt ongeveer drie cent goedkoper. 89 354 idee noun, de(f )/het idea •• Vincent kwam met een leuk idee. 88 355 zin noun, de(m) a) sentence b) sense •• a) Korte zinnen zijn gemakkelijker te begrijpen. •• b) Iedereen vraagt zich wel eens af wat de zin van het leven is. 74 356 zondag noun, de(m) Sunday •• Op zaterdag en zondag is de voorstelling om halftien afgelopen. 72 357 geloven verb to believe •• Hij gelooft ten onrechte dat tactiek belangrijker is dan talent.

29 636 beslissing noun, de(f ) decision •• Iedereen is tegen de beslissing van de rechter. 15 637 telkens adv each time •• De tijdsduur van de huurovereenkomst is telkens één jaar. 15 638 ontdekken verb to discover •• Ik ontdekte dat ik nog tien euro in mijn portemonnee had. 12 639 gooien verb to throw •• Ze mochten zoveel confetti gooien als ze wilden. 08 640 zoiets pron something •• Het was onvoorstelbaar dat vader zoiets deed. 08 641 wet noun, de law •• Dat staat nu eenmaal in de wet. 06 642 drinken verb to drink •• De kinderen drinken limonade.

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